While many people consider Cape Town to be the area at the foot of Table Mountain, there are numerous other areas that are equally beautiful and culturally rich on the outskirts of the city. Located along the N1 road, Cape Town real estate in the Northern Suburbs offers home owners easy access to the city while providing them with a suburban lifestyle not possible within the metropolis. Many residents choose Northern Suburbs properties to take advantage of large and affordable properties as well as the slower pace of life and sense of community. 

With many excellent facilities, including schools, hospitals and shopping centres, and equally numerous entertainment centres located in the area, young professionals and home buyers with families will easily find their ideal suburb in which to own Northern Suburbs property. Cape Town real estate in the Northern Suburbs varies greatly from area to area and property buyers are spoiled for choice.

Pam Golding Properties has been active in the Northern Suburbs for many years and our estate agents specialise in finding properties that meet our clients’ differing real estate needs. Peruse our selection of Northern Suburbs properties now to see the different types of real estate available from Pam Golding Properties in this area of Cape Town. 

Explore Northern Suburbs



From the connoisseur to the day-tripper, Plattekloof is the ideal base from which to explore the Durbanville, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch wine route. Be sure to pop in to De Grendel Wine Farm which is the only vineyard in the country that is 350m above sea level and only 7 km from the sea.



There is no shortage of entertainment with Grand West Casino and Canal Walk shopping centre only minutes away. Smaller shopping centres can be found on High Street, Cobble Walk, Glen Garry and the Tygervalley Waterfront which offers a variety of excellent restaurants and coffee shops. 



Nature lovers will enjoy the Bracken Nature Reserve which was once a quarry site before being declared a nature reserve. You’ll spot an array of birds and mammals here as well as species of threatened Cape Flats Sand Fynbos and Orchids. 



Durbanville offers a host of outdoor and sporting facilities – the Durbanville Golf Course; Durbanville Race Course, Hunt and Polo Club; a cricket, squash and soccer sports complex.

Living in Northern Suburbs

Areas near to Northern Suburbs

Southern Peninsula, Southern Suburbs, Western Seaboard,


There is a selection of dual-medium schools for children of all ages. Government and private co-ed schools in the area include Kenridge Primary, Welgemoed Primary, Curro Private School, Panorama Primary School and if you’re considering a private school, then Chester House in Durbanville is worth a visit.


Large shopping centres and complexes such as Tygervalley Shopping Centre, Century City and N1 City Mall are nearby. There is also a good selection of boutique stores, markets and speciality stores on offer.


There is no shortage of medical facilities in the Northern Suburbs, with access to Mediclinic Durbanville, Tygerberg Hospital and Mediclinic Cape Gate. Within the area you’ll also find a variety of private doctors and specialists.


The Cape Town CBD is under 30 minutes away on the N1 highway. Access to the Southern Suburbs and the Boland region is uncomplicated and Cape Town International Airport is only a 20 to 30 minute drive away. 

For example Camps Bay or Mauritius